The right tools for the job
Websites and Resources
- SupportDetails.com - Debugging service
There are times when you may be in doubt when dealing with your customers, you can send them to the Support Details website. Your customers’ data will be automatically read out of the browser and sent to you by email or will be saved. This is a free service.
- Google Web Fonts – Spice up your design
Google Web Fonts lets you browse all the fonts available via the Google Web Fonts API. All fonts in the directory are available for use on your website under an open source license and are served by Google servers.
- Occam’s Razor by Avinash Kaushik - Turn web marketing into a science
The Analytics Evangelist for Google (Data driven decision making uncomplexified)
- Google’s Business Channel on Youtube – The most efficient way to keep up with everything marketing @ Google.
Videos and webinars on online advertising, Google’s business solutions and areas of thought leadership.
Tools, Libraries and Plugins
- Picnik – Photo Editing online
Photo editing made funPicnik makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools. Tweak to your heart’s content, then get creative with oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames.
This is some of the hottest technology on the web right now….while there is a little bit of a learning curve we think that it is well worth the time.
Bones is a WordPress development theme that was created after the template that was used to develop custom sites was edited and reused a number of times. It is a boilerplate for developers of WordPress themes or designers using WordPress in their projects.
- CSS Lint
CSS Lint is a tool that was created to help point out problems with your CSS code. It does basic syntax checking and applies a set of rules to the code that look for signs of inefficiency or problematic patterns.
When you use Photoshop, instead of spending time staring at the loading bar, you can read the latest news feeds while waiting. Popuload was programmed to detect any Photoshop loading bar that appears and appends to that loading bar throughout the duration of the processing time.
- Rapid Prototyping with flickBomb
flickBomb is a jQuery plugin that enables you to quickly fill your prototypes with relevant content instead of just dull gray placeholder images when you create a website.
Wirify is a bookmarklet that allows you to turn any web page into a wireframe in just one click.
- The Web developer Toolbar – An essential for anyone building web pages, this will save you hours.
There are many more tools you can use to create or improve your website. But other than these there are other free tools in the World Wide Web that you can use to increase your conversions – and the best thing about them is – they’re free and you have a greater chance of reaching your target market because millions of people are within your reach. What are these tools? YouTube and Facebook.